Patton, Margaret

Margaret (Peggy) Patton, 93, of Glassport, died March 22, 2021, at Artis Senior Living of South Hills. She was the wife of Pastor Walter E. Patton, Jr.

Born June 27, 1927, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late James and Florence (Battles) McRae. Margaret was a homemaker. 

A United Methodist by faith, she worshipped with her husband and supported his ministry in the many communities he served.  Most recently, she attended West Side United Methodist Church.

In addition to her beloved husband, Margaret is survived by children Cynthia (James) Hatfield of Bethel Park and Walter III (Erna) of Mammoth; six grandchildren, Beth (Bret) Noroski, Jeremy (Sherri) Hatfield, Lindsay (Aaron) Gibson, Jason (Jenn) Patton, Joshua, and Justin (Jesse) Patton; great-grandchildren Emmalynn and Easton Patton and Madison Hatfield; also nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, Margaret was also preceded in death by sister Florence Rushe.

Family and friends were to be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, March 26, 2021, from 5 to 8 p.m.  A funeral service was scheduled for 1 p.m., March 22 in the funeral home chapel.  Committal prayers and burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park in Pleasant Hills. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Mount Olive Church in Uganda, and may be made in care of Community United Methodist Church, 3469 State Highway 130, Harrison City, PA  15636. Condolences and memories may be shared at